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Waterbury Civil Law Attorneys

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RC Trademark Company, LLC
from 71 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert C.
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Trademarking business name with attorney. Knowledgeable. Gave good advice.

  • 11 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Robert B.
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Attorney Zachary Lawrence was fantastic. He always returned any phone calls the same day, and even met me at my home several times for any documents I needed to sign. If an attorney is needed Zachary Lawrence is the man to call! Attorney Lawrence worked above and beyond on my case

  • 30 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Sean K.
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I had been in a car accident, while at work, that was not my fault and was referred to an attorney for help with my lawsuit. The attorney did not do a thing with my case which caused me to experience debt collectors continuously calling me about medical payments that I was told were being taken care of by my attorney but obviously were not. At this point I felt something was going wrong with my case so I contacted Lynn Dawson for help. I could tell after our first conversation that it was an excellent decision. Lynn had requested all my paper work from the previous attorney and after she reviewed it discovered that my workman’s compensation case was a month away from being past the statute of limitations. Lynn was able to get my case rolling right away and had all my medical bills paid within a few months and the phone calls from debt collectors stopped. After Lynn was done working on my workman’s compensation case, she jumped right into the lawsuit against the person who hit me. This case too was wrapped up within a few months as well. The timeline from my accident happening to having someone working on it took a long time due to a previous attorney not doing what they said they would do. During that time I had surgery on my shoulder from the impact of the crash and had to fend off debt collectors daily. I was the one who was the victim but I felt like I was the guilty party. That all stopped though when Lynn Dawson took over my case and I couldn’t have been happier. I have and will recommend her to any of my family and friends.

  • 15 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Megan M.
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My wife Megan, was in some financial difficulty before we married. As a result dhe had to file bankruptcy. Tim was very professional and made the process very easy for her. It's never great being in a stressful situation like that but Tim lessened it to a degree and was with my wife through the entire process. He even petitioned the courts to allow her to pay her filing fee in installments which is something we were unaware she could do. Tim's fee was extremely reasonable and he didn't try to rip her off like other lawyers tried to. If you need a solid, professional attorney at a reasonable price, please hire Tim for your bankruptcy needs.

  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer T.
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I hired Jennifer Mongillo as my lawyer for a family matter and I am happy to say she is great lawyer. She solved my family matter and continue being a great lawyer. She is reliable,responsible, honest lawyer. If you are looking for a lawyer to respesent you I highly recommend Jennifer Mongillo to reperesent you she will never fail you I thank her for doing a great job

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kevin O.
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Brad has been amazing from the first call he was extremely responsive. He definitely has my best intrest in mind. I wouldn’t want to work with anyone else if I ever get into an unfortunate situation where I need a personal injury attorney. Thank you Brad for your precessionalism! It’s very timely. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great attorney!

Goff Law Group LLC
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Angie I.
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One of the best attorneys to date I have worked with. I received a great settlement and she took care of everything. I would definitely recommend!

Bakes Law, LLC
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Tim M.
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Attorney Katherine Bakes is a great attorney. She is very kind and treats you like a friend and not just another client. She is also very knowledgeable and thorough and makes sure that your case is handled properly. She always responded to any questions I had very quickly and would go the extra mile to reassure any concerns I had. I was very happy with how my case turned out. I can’t say enough about how pleased I am to have chosen Katherine as my attorney - I highly recommend her!

Goff Law Group LLC
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Asif I.
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As a business owner, I've occasionally had to work with attorneys- Brooke is by far the most responsive I've ever had the pleasure of working with.

Goff Law Group
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Laura V.
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Attorney Goff took up my case and cause after one of the biggest law firms thought it was too difficult. (Do they think it is easy to be badly hurt through no fault of your own???) A friend suggested I talk to Attorney Goff and thank God I did. She made things happen! She is fearless in the face of bad guys and bureaucracy and putting things right.

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Latoya R.
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I am very pleased at this time with work and time that he has put in ..he also makes me feel very comfortable to contact him if i have any questions or concerns ..when i do .he responds right away ..glad to have found him ...thank you.. Thumbstack

  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Blair B.
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Very helpful and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend as he assisted in every step of the process.

  • 21 years in business
Mario R.
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Lindy Urso has been extremely attentive and responsive whenever an issue has come up in my case. He has been nothing but professional and is very knowledgeable. I would recommend Attorney Urso in a heartbeat to anybody who needs legal counsel.

Law Office of Lisa Deldin
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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

My specialties include: * Real Estate Closing (Buy or Sale) * Refinances (1st and 2nd mortgages) * Wills * Estate Planning * Power of Attorney * Contracts * Criminal Defense I am licensed in both CT and NY.


When you look for a lawyer for yourself or your business, it is important to find someone who truly cares and is dedicated to helping you. At The Law Office of Ann Halan Brickley, a Fairfield civil litigation attorney with over 25 years of experience represents Connecticut residents in a variety of situations. They believe that high-quality legal service should not break the bank. They strive to offer legal representation that is truly affordable. The firm works one-on-one with you to figure out your concerns and desires. After learning your interests, they will devise a personalized strategy. Contact their team today for your zero-charge case evaluation.


Moira S. Laidlaw's practice focuses on strategic counsel and advocacy in the areas of estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning and estate and trust administration. She advises in all aspects of this specialty including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, promissory notes and Assisting with Medicaid applications. Ms. Laidlaw has substantial knowledge about how gifting strategies can be used to qualify for Medicaid, protect assets and minimize estate taxation. She focuses on helping clients address their unique needs and goals at various stages of life.


Personal attention. When you call, you talk to me. If I am in the office, I pick up the phone and you speak to me, not an assistant, not a paralegal.


We are "effective, efficient, and economical". We help individuals and families in the areas of estate planning and probate administration. We have decades of experience and a creative mindset combined to provide clients with peace of mind and protection for themselves and their loved ones. We are experienced with complex arrangements and special needs. Mention this listing when you make your first appointment, and save $100.00 off on an individual or family estate plan.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

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  • 28 years in business

Did you get injured in a car accident or suffer a personal injury through no fault of your own? If so, we can help. Accidents and injuries are among life's unexpected and unwelcomed occurrences. If a negligent or careless person injures you, you have legal rights, and you want to feel confident and secure that your claim will be handled properly and expediently. That's where we come in. Attorney R. Christopher Meyer personally handles every case our firm takes. When you need an experienced and compassionate attorney who works aggressively to pursue your rights and recover damages for the loss and injuries you sustain, you can rely on our law office. Whether your personal injury is due to a car accident, a slip and fall, or other circumstances, contact us today.


I am an attorney at law specializing in personal injury negligence cases, primarily motor vehicle accidents, fall down or slip and fall accidents, dog bite cases, and product liability injuries. I provide my clients with direct access to me personally at all times, and do not require that they ever have to deal with an assistant or subordinate. I try to be thorough, aggressive and diligent at all times, and give each and every case my absolute best professional effort.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does an immigration attorney do?

Immigration lawyers help their clients through all phases of the immigration process. Experts on immigration law, they are legally qualified to represent U.S. citizens, permanent residents or undocumented immigrants. Immigration lawyers also provide assistance to visitors here on student, work or travel visas, and can represent clients who may have an expired visa or who have overstayed their visa.

You can hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with petitioning for renewing a permanent resident or green card, navigating the naturalization process, submitting an employee-based petition for a work visa, filing a petition for a family member, or representing you or a loved one who is facing detention or deportation, as well as replacing, extending or changing a current visa, green card or work permit. The immigration process is highly complex, with multiple hearings, paperwork and requirements. Hiring a legal expert to represent you can help you make your best effort in the process. When researching immigration lawyers, it is very important to verify their qualifications and find a reputable attorney. Read reviews and verify that the immigration lawyer is licensed by your state before paying any fees.

How do you find a good real estate lawyer?

If buying or selling property feels overwhelming and the thought of finding a good real estate lawyer seems daunting, you’re in luck. There are some simple steps to follow for finding a trustworthy, affordable real estate lawyer to help with your property and legal needs.

  • Determine what kind of real estate lawyer you need. Many states require a real estate attorney to handle sale closing documents. For more complex matters such as a real estate deal gone awry or foreclosure, you’ll want to find an attorney who has successfully handled cases like yours.  
  • Look for online reviews of real estate lawyers in your area. Verify that they have proven experience closing or winning cases like yours and that they are in good standing with the state bar association.
  • Choose two or three lawyers to interview. Many offer a free consultation to learn about your case and provide information about rates. For standard real estate closing services, in-depth interviewing might not be necessary.
  • Ask about their rates and whether they charge by the hour or provide services for a flat fee. Ask whether a retainer is required, and what the total bill should be for a case like yours.
  • Ask for a write-up of the services that will be covered by the projected costs.
  • Make sure you like the real estate agent and they treat you with respect. Confirm whether they or another person will be working on your case and make sure you’re comfortable with all members of their team.
  • Pay the retainer and hire your lawyer.  

What is a personal injury lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer fights on your behalf if you’ve been injured physically, psychologically, economically or in reputation. This injury may be the result of neglect or malicious intent of another person, or it could be at the hands of a business, government or other entity. Personal injury lawyers specialize in tort law, which is the law of civil wrongs like car accidents, company wrongdoing, unlawful imprisonment and more.

To become qualified to be a personal injury lawyer in the United States, a person must earn a bachelor’s degree, followed by a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from a law school. Most states then require the person to pass the bar exam to become licensed to practice law. Unlike many attorneys who require a retainer, personal injury lawyers often work on contingency fees. This means that in lieu of payment upfront, they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the settlement in case of a win.

What does a real estate lawyer do?

A real estate lawyer represents their client’s best interest in all matters related to the sale, purchase and ownership of real estate. They are experts in real estate law. In states that require a real estate lawyer to close home sales, the lawyer must review and finalize all documents before the deal can be legally completed. Real estate lawyers also help clients legally protect their rights when entering, exiting or renegotiating a real estate deal. You can hire a real estate lawyer as an individual or as a business. A real estate lawyer can help with negotiation, addressing mortgage fraud, managing foreclosures and bankruptcy, transfers of titles and deeds, property ownership disputes, zoning issues, creating a co-ownership contract for joint purchase of a property, and much more. Real estate lawyers can also protect you from issues that result when a known problem was not properly disclosed by the previous owner. Overall, real estate lawyers are an added cost when it comes to buying and selling property, but they also ensure your best interests are met, and that you and the people you are doing business with comply with the law.

What kind of lawyer does wills?

No one likes talking about death, but it’s better than leaving your children or siblings to sort out your estate. A clearly planned will can make the time of mourning easier for everyone. An estate attorney will develop a legal will, create trusts on your behalf, and ensure the proper execution of your estate after you pass away.  

Family attorneys and estate attorneys, also called probate and wills attorneys, can each prepare wills. The type of lawyer best suited to prepare your will depends on your situation. Most family attorneys provide services to prepare basic wills, including bequeathing property and personal items to family or naming a guardian for minor children. However, estate attorneys specialize in preparing wills in more complex situations. Consider hiring an estate attorney if you:

  • Have a large number of assets, especially those subject to estate taxes
  • Want to create a trust, such as allowing a spouse to live in your home until he or she dies and then leaving it to your children, or set up long-term care for a beneficiary
  • Have an ownership stake in a business
  • Expect someone to contest your will
  • Want to disinherit your spouse
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